Quality of life in asthma patients.

  title={Quality of life in asthma patients.},
  author={Lara N Ferreira and Ulisses Brito and Pedro Lopes Ferreira},
  journal={Revista portuguesa de pneumologia},
  volume={16 1},
In this paper we present a study whose main aim is the measurement of the Health Related Quality of Life (HRQoL) of patients with asthma and the presentation of a first draft of normative values as measured by the SF-6D for asthma patients. In addition, we investigate how far non-disease-specific HRQoL measures can distinguish groups in terms of sociodemographic characteristics. The Portuguese versions of the EQ-5D, SF-6D, AQLQ(S) and ACQ were administered using personal interviews to a… CONTINUE READING

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